Woman Arrested for Attempted Murder in Wilmington

Brook-Lynn CuffBrook-Lynn Cuff (Police Photo)

WILMINGTON, DE — A Wilmington Police investigation has resulted in the arrest of a 24-year-old woman in connection with a December 5 shooting incident.

Authorities state that on December 5 at approximately 3:48 p.m., police responded to the 700 block of Maryland Avenue in response to a shooting that had occurred.  Police located a 40-year-old female victim who was transported to the hospital in stable condition.

The case was assigned to Detective Danielle Moore of the Criminal Investigations Division.  Through the course of her investigation, Detective Moore identified 24-year-old Brook-Lynn Cuff, of Bear, Delaware, as a suspect.  An arrest warrant was secured for the suspect who was taken into custody by members of the Wilmington Police’s Drug, Organized Crime, and Vice Division in coordination with the United States Marshals Task Force on December 28.

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Cuff has been charged with the following offenses:

  • Attempted Murder (First Degree)
  • Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Felony
  • Possession of a Firearm by a Person Prohibited
  • Carrying a Concealed Deadly Weapon

She was arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 11 and committed to the Delores J. Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution on $180,000 secured bail.

Information is subject to change at any time. A suspect is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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